Don Anderson Obituary (1930 – 2022) – Tucson, AZ
Don Anderson of Tucson, AZ (formerly of Butler, NJ) passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Sunday, December 18, 2022. He was 92 years old. He is survived by his son, Jeff Anderson, son-in-law, Jeff Soukup, and his two grandchildren, Jenny and Kaden Anderson-Soukup all of San Francisco, CA. He was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Marilyn Anderson (nee Christener). Don was a Korean War Navy Veteran, who served on three aircraft carriers during his service: Bairoko, Coral Sea, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. His love of military history led him to spend much of his retirement volunteering as a lecturer at the Pima County Air Museum. A lover of antique cars, he was a charter member of the New Jersey Lakeland Region of the Vintage Chevrolet Club of America. He was also an active member of the Oro Valley United Church of Christ and a long-time booster of its music program. A memorial service is being planned for February 2023.
Published by Arizona Daily Star on Jan. 8, 2023.
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